FPX, the pioneering innovator of Configure-Price-Quote® (CPQ) applications, announced today it will be a Gold sponsor of salesforce.com’s Dreamforce 2012 conference (dreamforce.com). The conference will be held September 18-21, 2012, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. FPX will be in booth 1227 in the Cloud Expo.
FPX automates time-consuming steps in the sales process, decreasing the time it takes salespeople to successfully close deals. Salespeople can quickly configure complex orders, with accurate pricing and discounting applied automatically. Additionally, FPX enables sales teams to generate accurate quotes and customized sales proposals in minutes, not days or weeks.
“FPX enables Salesforce users to sell faster by combining efficient sales process design with social and mobile cloud computing,” said Audrey Spangenberg, CEO and Chairman of FPX. “Dreamforce is the perfect venue for FPX to demonstrate how our solutions remove chokepoints in the sales process, enabling sales teams to accurately configure, price and quote orders faster no matter where, when or how their customers prefer.”
FPX will be showcasing its enterprise its sales efficiency solutions in its “We Sell Time” themed booth (#1227).
Executives from Moody’s and Blue Shield of California will join Jim Scheper, Vice President of Business Development for FPX, to host a session regarding increasing sales and operational efficiency by extending Salesforce® with carefully designed Configure-Price-Quote solutions.
• Who: Moody’s, Blue Shield of California, and FPX
• What: Session – “Buying Time to Increase Sales: Designing CPQ Solutions for Maximum Efficiency”
• When: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 4:30 pm. PT
• Where: San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Foothill G
As part of this session, FPX Senior Solution Designer/Architecht product manager Laura Ullmann will facilitate an interactive discussion regarding the process and benefits of CPQ solution analysis and design.
Additionally, FPX and Xactly will host a fast-paced session to demo their joint sales effectiveness solution as part of the “Partner Theater Presentation.”
"Companies around the world are transforming into social enterprises by connecting to their customers and employees in entirely new ways" said Kraig Swensrud, chief marketing officer, salesforce.com. "Dreamforce attendees will be able to see firsthand how partners like FPX help them reach new levels of customer success through the power of cloud computing.”
Dreamforce 2012 is the industry’s largest cloud computing and enterprise technology event, welcoming more than 70,000 registered attendees to experience the power of the social enterprise. With more than 650 sessions and 350 cloud companies in the expo, attendees can participate in interactive sessions, hands-on training with cutting edge technology, thousands of live demos and unparalleled networking. In addition, Dreamforce welcomes special guests Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group; Jeff Immelt, CEO of General Electric; Gen. Colin Powell, former Secretary of State; Tony Robbins, Entrepreneur, Author & Peak Performance Strategist; and The Red Hot Chili Peppers. Dreamforce 2012 offers attendees everything they need to succeed as a social enterprise in four days, under one roof.
FPX (FPX.com) sells time. As the pioneering innovator of cloud-based Configure-Price-Quote solutions, we automate time-consuming steps in the sales process, decreasing the time it takes to close deals. Salespeople can quickly configure complex orders with accurate pricing and discounting applied automatically. Customers include Bell Helicopter, Freightliner, GENBAND, Cummins and many others. FPX is headquartered in Dallas with offices in Minneapolis, San Francisco, Hong Kong, London and Paris.